Archive: Medical Ethics

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Today, a discussion on the ethics of healthcare. How do physicians make ethical decisions? What happens when patients, doctors and families disagree? Here to ponder and hopefully provide some insight into these matters is our panel of medical and ethical experts. Dr. Christine Harrison the Director of Bioethics, at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and a member of the University of Toronto's Joint Centre for Bioethics. Dr. Brian Berger is the Chief of Continuing Care at York Central Hospital in Richmond Hill and a family physician with an interest in palliative care. And Dr.Laurence Klotz is the Chief of Urology at Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre. Ruth Ewert has gone from a Mennonite upbringing in Manitoba, to working as a missionary in Africa, to settling down in the mean streets of Toronto. And in her world, the streets can be very mean to children. Ruth is a nurse who works with street youth. She is the Health Centre Program Coordinator of the Evergreen Centre for Street Youth in downtown Toronto.
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